WONDER #2769: Who Flocks to the Platte River?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- Nebraska is home to many interesting landforms and waterways, including prairies, cornfields, mesas, and rivers.
- The sandhill crane is a long, grey-colored bird with red feathers on top of its head.
- There are many things to do and see in the state of Nebraska.
- The Platte River is a wide, shallow river in Nebraska that hosts a large number of sandhill cranes and other birds on their northward migration each spring.
Question 2 of 3
About ____ percent of the world population of sandhill cranes visit the central region of the Platte River each year.
Question 3 of 3
Which river does the Platte River join at Nebraska’s eastern border?
- Ohio River
- Missouri River
- Mississippi River
- Rio Grande River
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